Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on fortune and slavery

A great fortune is a great slavery.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on earth

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There is no easy way from the earth to the stars. -Non est ad astra mollis e terris via

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Source: Hercules Furens, 437

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on madness and talent

There has not been any great talent without an element of madness. -Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit

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Source: De tranquillitate animi, XVII.10

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A giant will keep his size even though he will have stood in a well. -Colossus magnitudinem suam servabit etiam si steterit in puteo

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on evil

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The evil which assails us is not in the localities we inhabit but in ourselves.

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Source: Moral Essays, "De Tranquillitate Animi" (On Tranquility of Mind)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The road be precepts is tedious, by example short and efficacious.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: On Travel as a Cure for Discontent

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on judgment and mind

I do not distinguish by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge of the man.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: On a Happy Life (L'Estrange's Abstract), chap. i.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on action, acting, good, life, and play

It is with life as with a play-it matters not how long the action is spun out, but how good the acting is.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on decisions and justice

He who decides a case without hearing the other side . . . though he decides justly, cannot be considered just.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on anxiety, future, and mind

The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.

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